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Bright Hill Temple

Singapore

Culture and Religion

The Kong Meng San Phor Kark See Temple and Monastery was built in 1920 as a place of practice and lodging for monks. Over the past years, the monastery expanded constantly, now featuring several halls, gardens and temples. The buildings are modelled after the southern Chinese style of architecture and stand on 75,470 sq metres, the size of 10.7 football fields.

Hall of Great Strength

Hall of Great Compassion

Hall of Precepts

Hall of Bell Tower

Hall of No Form

Hall of Universal Brightness

Pagoda of Ten Thousands Buddhas

Ancestral Hall

Please be considerate when visiting:

- take our your shoes before entering the halls

- no photography is allowed in the halls and temples

- respect prayers and ongoing events

- dress appropriately, knees and shoulders should be covered

Bright Hill temple is the place where most deceased in Singapore are cremated. There is also a columbarium at the temple. Expect to see crowds of family members accompanying caskets and heavy traffic with entire busses to assist a memorial service.

Directions

Kong Meng San Phor Kark See Temple & Monastery , 88 Bright Hill Road, Nature-Reserve, 574117

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